In a disappointment to the opposition, the Supreme Court refused to entertain the public interest litigation filed by advocate Jaya Sukin, seeking the direction that President of India Droupadi Murmu should inaugurate the parliament building. The vacation bench comprising justices JK Maheshwari and PK Narasimha questioned the concerns of the… read-more
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The Supreme Court is likely to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the inauguration of the new parliament building, by PM Narendra Modi. Notably, there has been a ruckus with the opposition, who called for a "boycott parliament" inauguration by PM Modi, and demanding the inauguration by President Droupadi Murmu. As of now, 21 opposition parties, including Congress, AAP and DMK announced to skip the event.
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The Supreme Court (SC) on January 30, agreed to hear the plea challenging the ban on the BBC documentary on PM Modi. Advocate ML Sharma has filed the petition calling the ban on 'India: The Modi Question' malafide, arbitrary and unconstitutional. Taking note of the filed pleas, the SC bench listed the matter on February 6. Notably, Central Government directed to ban of the controversial documentary in India.
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A PIL was filed before the Supreme Court of India seeking direction to the centre to declare cow as the national animal of India. The court warned the lawyer, stating that such suits are baseless, and that no fundamental right has been violated. With this, the petitioner withdrew the plea. “Is this the job of the court? Should we throw laws into the wind because you come?,” said the bench.
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Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking directions to authorities to ensure adequate protection is given to the doctors, will be heard on September 5. This has come after witnessing an increase in number of assaults on doctors. The plea also seeks directions to the centre and states to maintain a “distress fund”, which could be used to grant relief funds to the kin, in case a healthcare worker dies.
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Dolo-650's Executive Vice President Marketing and Communication Jayaraj Govindaraju said the allegations regarding freebies to doctors, for prescribing the medicine were "absolutely baseless and 100 per cent wrong". On August 19, Govindaraju said, the company's tunover during pandemic was Rs 350 crore, and paying Rs 1,000 crores is impossible. Notably, a PIL was filed with the Supreme Court, against the company, following which SC asked the… read-more
In the Delhi High Court, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved, seeking direction to the Centre and Delhi government for a ban on flying, making, sale-purchase, storage and transportation of kites. The PIL mentioned that many persons and birds were killed and injured due to accidents caused by kite strings and such accidents were occurring regularly, raising life and safety of human beings and birds.
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Delhi HC seeking to stop the operation of SpiceJet flights on the country, citing safety concerns over certain recent incidents. Hearing the plea, the court dismissed the petition on the grounds that "the court cannot stop a particular airline from operating based on averments in a PIL and press clippings". The court then stated that DGCA is looking into recent occurrences.
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The Supreme Court, started the hearing of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL), filed against the disqualification of Shiv Sena's rebel MLAs, including minister Eknath Shinde. The Apex Court bench comprising Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala are reviewing the petition against Assembly Speaker Narhari Zirwal, for issuing disqualification of the MLAs. Meanwhile, seven citizens of Maharashtra filed the PIL to the Bombay HC, seeking Shinde's return to… read-more
A PIL has been filed in the Madras HC seeking to stop the transfer of 1,000 crocodiles from Madras Crocodile Park to Greens Zoological, Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Gujarat. The petitioner A Viswanathan, stated that the said facility in Gujarat has a 7,300 square meter area, which can only accomodate 56 crocodiles. He further sought the court to order a CBI probe into the irregularities in granting such permissions.
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